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Behrendt Mountains: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Behrendt Mountains in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Behrendt Mountains

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1170

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
75° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
072° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -75.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A group of mountains, 20 mi long, aligned in the form of a horseshoe with the opening to the SW, standing 7 mi SW of Merrick Mountains in Ellsworth Land. Discovered and photographed from the air by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, under Finn Ronne. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for John C. Behrendt, traverse seismologist at Ellsworth Station in 1957. Behrendt led the Antarctic Peninsula Traverse party to these mountains, summer 1961-62, and carried out investigations in Marie Byrd Land and the Pensacola Mountains in 1963-64 and 1965-66.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Behrendt Mountains in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Behrendt Mountains should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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